A Nigerian arrested with drugs worth Rs. 4 crore in Delhi :- On Monday, a Nigerian drug smuggler – Okey Chikoo Mathew was arrested by the Himachal Pradesh Police with 1550 grams of heroin.
After the tip of a youth Parveen, the drug smuggler was arrested from Nawada, under the Uttam Nagar police station in Delhi from a private house. Parveen, belonging to Odisha, worked for him earlier and was arrested by Delhi Police last week.
The police officer said that during patrolling in Kullu last week, our patrolling team arrested Parveen. He was arrested with 15 grams of heroin in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. During the investigation, Parveen disclosed that he is working for some Nigerian national (Okey Chikoo Mathew) who supplies drug to Himachal Pradesh. On his
The Superintendent of Police in Kullu District – Padam Chand said that on his tip, our team visited the Delhi and arrested Mathew with 1550 grams of heroin (approx Rs 4 crore). Mathew was also arrested in 2014 in Manali with 20 grams of heroin and was later released in 2015 after trail.
The police officer said that we seized the drug from Mathew of worth Rs. 4 crore. This Nigerian man – Mathew was also arrested in 2014 in Manali with 20 gms heroin. The case has been registered under Section 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.